Ray Mak on SoundBetter

YouTube Official Verified Music Artist. I make Piano Covers.

I've been making Piano Covers on YouTube since YouTube was founded, that's almost 2 decades. Since I don't read music, I play all my covers purely by ear. I can only make covers that are as close as the originals as possible.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Ray Mak

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I made Piano Covers for Google, it was a project called YouTube Creator Spotlight, funded by Google. I play the piano while a super famous Legendary Singer from Hong Kong sang.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: YouTube Videos

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: I don't know anyone yet but would love to meet new friends

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, flexibility of making changes

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: Love you like family

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Even though I can't read Music, but I love Music.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Why is Ray Mak Everywhere? We just happen to have the same recommendations.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: I can improvise very well. Well, I can't.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: Can you imagine your favorite song in Piano Version?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: You love the original version and love piano as well

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: ILLEGEAR Ares X Laptop, Yamaha Montage 8, Audient ID4, iPhone 11 Pro, VModa M100 Headsets

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: Since YouTube was founded back in 2005. But I've been playing the piano since 1991.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: The closest copy of an original song in Piano

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Drummers and Fingerstyle Guitarists, they complete my songs. Singers too!

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Passion

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Pop Music

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Speed, I can learn a song within half an hour (Simple and Catchy Songs)

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: My piano style

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I listen to a song, I play it out into a studio software on my computer via my Yamaha Montage 8. I correct some mistakes and rectify the timing a little. They will sound exactly the same as originals.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I use a Yamaha Montage 8 for my songs, I play my songs as close as the original as possible as I'm not a very creative person. I can only play by ear.

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Everything Inspires Me

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I make Piano Covers

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I try to make my piano covers within a week. My style is as close as the original as possible.

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